Engineering

Automatic fall detector attaches to wall, no wearable needed

For the elderly, falling down bears striking differences because, like sticks and stones, falls may well disturb some bones. Falls' outcomes may be a very far cry from a child's plaster on the knee, lollipop and note to the ...

Computer Sciences

Fast object detection in videos using region-of-interest packing

Researchers at the Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and Center for Computational Brain Research, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and Purdue University have recently developed a new method ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Adaptive anomaly detection in traffic surveillance videos

Researchers at Arizona State University (ASU) have recently developed a new method of detecting unusual activity in traffic surveillance videos, which is based on an adaptive anomaly detection (AAD) framework. Their method, ...

Hardware

Arm's Project Trillium announcement looks at processors for AI

Arm on Tuesday announced its new direction in "the industry's most scalable, versatile ML compute platform." They are talking up their new platform called Project Trillium. The project involves a new Machine Learning (ML) ...

Engineering

System uses 'deep learning' to detect cracks in nuclear reactors

A system under development at Purdue University uses artificial intelligence to detect cracks captured in videos of nuclear reactors and represents a future inspection technology to help reduce accidents and maintenance costs.

Security

An ethical hacker explains how to track down the bad guys

When a cyberattack occurs, ethical hackers are called in to be digital detectives. In a certain sense, they are like regular police detectives on TV. They have to search computer systems to find ways an intruder might have ...

Computer Sciences

Working out how to catch sarcasm on the Internet

"Oh, lovely. Now there's a surprise. How charitable of her. What could possibly go wrong? What a genius." These are remarks you usually read on the Internet and most of the time they are uttered with a full package of snark ...

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